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Why Angel Investors Should Have an Investment Thesis

Few angel investors have investment theses, short summaries of the person’s strategy for what kinds of startups he or she will fund. Fewer still have these theses written down in a form that can be shared with others. That’s a mistake. Angels should have clear, written investment theses. Having them imposes discipline on their investment selection and facilitates communication with entrepreneurs and other investors. Venture capitalists all have investment theses, which they need to raise money from their limited partners. Because venture capitalists have a fiduciary duty to invest the LPs’ money…

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Mutual Funds Roll Out Aadhaar Facility for Investors

New Delhi: To make it easier for investors to buy or sell mutual fund products, fund houses are offering the facility of investing in such products by using the Aadhaar number. The investor can invest online in mutual fund products even if the person is not compliant with Know Your Client (KYC) details. The new service will help investors buy or sell mutual fund (MF) products in a simpler and faster way. The move comes after Sebi issued guidelines to change the existing norms for investing in mutual funds. Quantum…

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Oil Jumps As Yuan Hits 2016 High; Investors Put Fresh Cash Into Oil

Singapore: Oil prices jumped on Friday supported by fresh investment and a weaker dollar, which makes fuel cheaper for importers using other currencies, but analysts warned that a stronger price rally was premature as a global glut remained in place. U.S. crude futures were trading at $38.64 a barrel at 0749 GMT, up 80 cents and over 2 percent from their last close. Traders said reports that commodity merchant Gunvor was the latest company to export U.S. sweet crude also supported WTI prices. Brent crude futures were at $40.70 a…

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